mixed reef

  1. H

    Seeking advice for a monitor/controller system

    I have a 13 gallon mixed reef in my office at work. Everything is flourishing and I test the water every 2 days to stay on top of it. But I was wanting to add a monitor system so that I could monitor it on weekends, holidays and vacation days and cut out some of my routine testing. I’m new to...
  2. Wingzinco

    Build Thread Beginning my CADE 1200 S2 build

    The collection of most items is complete, now, it’s time to get to work. I’ve vowed to be as patient as I can and to think through every decision I make. After many years and many tanks, it’s time to do it right from the start. Can’t wait! Aiming for a mixed reef system. I’ll update as I...
  3. T

    Reefer S-1000 new reef build

    Hello all, Pretty new to this site but it has been such a wonderful resource, thank you all very much. I am upgrading my current 50g tank to a Red Sea Reefer 210g S-1000. If you have one please let me know your opinions about them. Tank should be delivered here within the next couple of weeks...
  4. F

    Build Thread First Reef Tank!! Red Sea Peninsula 650 - Mixed Reef

    What's up everyone! I am new to R2R, but had been admiring from afar for some time. Build threads is what made me love the site, not to mention the excellent community of reefers, so I figured why not start a thread to share my build. For starters this is my first reef tank, I have kept fresh...
  5. AccidentalAquarist

    AIO Build Rebuilding my Mini Ocean

    Last year's freeze in TX hit my 6 yo tank pretty hard and I didn't have a battery powered heater or pump to save it :( Unfortunately, most of the fish, the inverts, coral, and sponges did not survive. I take a lot of pride in the care of my critters so, losing so much of my tank so quickly hit...
  6. DavidsAquariums

    Build Thread 40 Breeder mixed reef build

    Just coming back into this awesome hobby was away for a couple years and missed it to much! Setting up a 40 breeder mixed reef with a 15 gal sump,Was lucky enough to find a 15 gal today so I swapped out the 10 I was originally gonna use for the sump. Building a simple stand 32 inches...
  7. Luna Lagoona

    Build Thread Luna's Lil' Lagoon - IM 25 Lagoon - Canada

    You're thinking, "ANOTHER 25 LAGOON?!!! . . . Well, Yes! . . . but with a twist. This one is MINE! ;) ;Cat I am limited in size due to my current apartment situation etc but I would love to have a larger (but still shallow) tank someday! Once I have my own house maybe. Originally I was...
  8. Jon Patrick/jtone

    Build Thread Red Sea reefer xl 200

    Starting up a new build thread for my newest system redsea reefer xl200 build radion xr15 blue g5 Bubble magus 3ex skimmer Jebao dosing pump 13 watt uv Phosphate / carbon reactor Swapped out filter sock for filter cup (redsea) (X2) innovative marine wave link pumps ( med ) set on pulse...
  9. MECOMI

    Build Thread Two Tanked too Enjoy It...

    I am not so sure about everyone else here, but my wife says I'm...OBSESSED :thinking-face: Let's talk about my reef!! And the amazing journey along the way. Biocube 32 Red Sea Max S-500 But what the heck do I know about fish tanks?!?! Ever since I was young I have had a soft spot for...
  10. SunsetReefing

    90 Gallon system up for grabs

    Complete 90 gallon plug and play system, if your looking for a great saltwater starter tank, look no further. Complete dimensions w stand and tank 58 tall x 50 wide x 19 deep Tank only dimensions are 48.5 wide x 25.5 tall x 19 deep. Comes with over 100 lbs of live rock, 2 inches worth of live...
  11. C_Reefer

    Get A Brain! Which Genus Of Brain Coral Should I buy??

    Hello LPS Lovers! I've got a 24 gallon mixed reef which is sorely lacking LPS but has plenty of softies and some SPS corals. However I am really looking into getting a brain coral, as they just look totally wicked and have a kaleidoscope of colors. However I am wondering which genus of Brain I...
  12. Minhaj Qazi

    Safe Or Not ? Red Sea Carbon Sticking to Magnet

    Hi Reefers, I have a 146 gal Mixed Reef which is 2 years mature System and i dont have any Algae etc. Alk 8.5 dkh No3 -5ppm Po4 .10 ppm Mg 1350 ppm Tin 25ppm Salt 1.025 All Other parameters Stable. Less Corals Somehow Receding Continuously Specially Torches etc. Changed 50% water Thrice till i...
  13. CincyReefer07

    Can’t decide which brand branch rock I like best…help

    Which of these 4 different brands of branch rock do you guys feel looks maybe the most natural or interesting/cool if going for a natural looking mixed reef tank? Trying to decide which I like best and am having an incredibly hard time deciding. My tank will be scaped with a mixture of dried out...
  14. Pelagikos

    Just started Kalkwasser... Alk 11.4

    Just as the title says I recently started dosing Kalkwasser in my ato. 2tsp per 5 gallons. I go through about 5 gallons a week, In a 50 gallon aio peninsula waterbox mixed Reef. I'm concerned that the level may be too high? I started dosing because my ph was hovering around 7.8 and my...
  15. REEF OF THE MONTH - February 2022: Jay_Bro's 400-Gallon Dream Tank

    Reef Spotlight REEF OF THE MONTH - February 2022: Jay_Bro's 400-Gallon Dream Tank

    R2R Username: @jay_bro Build Thread: The Dream Tank Introduction: How do I start... maybe the beginning. I think I got my first saltwater aquarium when I was 17-18 to 22 years ago, I decided to play mad scientist to my current brackish tank and bump up the salinity in hopes to keep a...
  16. B

    Will 10 ml daily be effective using No3:PO4-X for the first time.

    Will dosing 10 ml a day of N03P04-X be enough to feed bacteria populations and eventually begin to drop nitrates? I have an approx. 200 gallon (757 L) system mixed reef. I currently have been using a large skimmer and gfo reactor for nutrient export. I have been using api for nitrates but just...
  17. R

    60 Gallon Mixed Reef Stocking

    Hi, hope everyone's having a good day I'm currently setting a 4' 60 gallon tank that I'm planning on being a mixed reef with mainly soft and lps coral with a few easier sps. For filtration I have about 55-70 lbs of rock, it's plumbed to a 33 gallon sump with a refugium and a Eshopps skimmer...
  18. Schraufabagel

    Anyone have a macro algae/mixed reef tank?

    I’m moving apartments in late March. I’m considering using the opportunity to attempt converting my tank to a macro algae mixed reef tank with mangroves. looking at either a 20 or 30 gallon tank at 2ft wide. Anyone have experience with these kinds of tanks? And if you do, do you have any...
  19. kennedysherman

    Build Thread Kennedy’s 90 Gallon Build

    90 Gallon Pro-Star Rimless AIO Set-Up. Red Sea ReefLED 90w Lights. Reef-Power RP-M Power Heads. Marine DC Pump DCQ-6000. Delivery Date: 12/20/21 Live Rock Arrives: 12/15/21 Final adjustments made to our rockscape: 12/24/21 First rock goes in: 12/25/21 Unfortunately we couldn't get the...
  20. jlayne503

    frogspawn not opening

    Hey experts, I have a frogspawn that I recently got and it has not been doing well. It was fully extended when it was at my lfs, but ever since I brought it home, it has never been the same. I have some other corals in the tank (acan, favia, candy cane, and a hammer.) They are all doing fine...
  21. B

    Fu Man Chu Lionfish in mixed reef? Good idea or stupid?

    Hi, I have a 255L (about 67 gallon) mixed reef, about 5 months now. Stock list: a blue tang, a flame hawkfish, a pearl blenny, a coral beauty. Planning to have a pair of clownfish later. Maybe a mandarin too. Coral: mostly LPS, some soft coral and 3 montiporas. All generic coral, nothing fancy...
  22. BelleReef

    Build Thread Mixed Reef Journal

    My first saltwater tank is about to turn 1 year old, so I have decided to start this build thread journal. I will post all about my progress over the past year and keep a running thread of new updates :) A little background about my tank: My boyfriend surprised me with a tank of my choosing...
  23. N

    Build Thread Nano mixed reef

    This is my modified AIO Kent bioreef 94 litre. Running ten months now and things are going great. I add tmc all for reef, ab+ and live 8 species Phyto daily. I also dose iodine, manganese and occasionally magnesium. The fish are fed with a mixture of frozen brine and mysis shrimp and lobster...
  24. N

    10 month Nano 85 ltr modified AIO, afr and Phyto mixed reef

    My first tank after 20 years out of the game. 35 ppt 0.015 po4 0.2 no3 26.3 c - 27c temp Alk 8-9 slow swing afr ab+ iodine manganese magnesium 8 species live phytoplankton 10 -20 ml daily sometimes 100 if I need to use it up! salifert Kh/ph buffer in ATO @ 1.4 ppt.
  25. xWascallyWabbit

    Build Thread Waterbox Marine X 90.3

    Hello all, This will be my first build thread. I'm not a man of many words so I'll jump right into it. Equipment: Waterbox 90.3 Sicce Syncra Silent 4.0 4 stage RODI 2x AI Prime 16HD 300w titanium Heater w/ Ink bird controller. Sand and rock are on their way, I'll update when rock scape...
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